Private Pilot Licence


  1. Must be 14 years to solo
  2. Must be 17 years for the issue of the Licence

Medical Fitness

  1. Applicant must hold a Category 3 medical


  1. Applicant shall have acquired in aeroplanes, not less than 45 hours flight time
  2. Applicant must have a total of 17 hours dual instruction which shall include: 5 hours instrument flying time & 3 hours cross-country flying time
  3. Applicant must have a total of 12 hours solo flight time which shall include: 5 hours cross country flight time a flight of not less than 150 nm with at least 2 stops (other than departure)


  1. Applicant must obtain not less than 60% on Transport Canada exam
  2. Applicant shall have completed 40 hours of ground school and 10 hours of flight training


  1. Applicant must pass a flight test with a designated flight test examiner
  2. Applicant must have completed 35 hours of flight training prior to admission to flight test


  1. This license allows a pilot to fly day VFR, anywhere in the world.
  2. The number of passengers is determined by the type of aircraft.
  3. Additional privileges and endorsements may be added to this license.


  1. Instructor $75 /hour
  2. Cessna 152 $175 /hour


45 hours ground school 354.00
Ground school books and supplies 250.00
Pre-flight briefings 12 hours 900.00
Dual Instruction 33 hours C152 8,250.00
Solo practice 12 hours C152 2,100.00
Instrument Simulator training 3 hours 450.00
Written Exam 125.00
Flight test ** 700.00
Medical exam ** 200.00
Administration fee^ 230.00
TOTAL: $13,359 + HST

** Includes Transport Canada processing fee

^ Administration fee includes PSTAR exam, issue of Student Pilot Permit, exam and issue of Radio Operator’s Certificate and Private Pilot Licence application processing.

NOTE: All instruction satisfies Canadian Aviation Regulations minimum requirements and is only an estimate. Prices subject to change without prior notice.

Prices as of January 2023